Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Four news faces succeed for Minutemen

By Ben Lambert

October 11, 2010

Filed under Cross Country

As the sun set on Franklin Park in Boston, the Massachusetts cross-country teams had overcome a variety of different obstacles to turn in two strong performances. The men’s team had four new faces among its top five finishers,...

Cross-country teams to compete in New England Championships

By Eric Mansfield

October 7, 2010

Filed under Cross Country

The Massachusetts cross-country teams will travel to Franklin Park in Boston this Saturday to compete in the New England Championships. The meet will include many of the top teams from New England including Providence, Harvard, Dartmouth and Boston College. This meet will ...

Men’s and women’s teams have unpleasing weekend

By Eric Mansfield

October 4, 2010

Filed under Cross Country

The Massachusetts cross-country teams took part in the Paul Short Invitational in Bethlehem, PA on Friday. The Minutemen finished 30th out of 42 teams and the Minutewomen took 32nd  in a field of 41. Daniel Barry crossed the fin...

X-C Minutemen finish first

By Ben Lambert

September 20, 2010

Filed under Cross Country

The Massachusetts cross-country teams had mixed results this weekend, as they hosted their only home meets of the season. The men’s team captured first place in its meet, holding off Connecticut for a close four-point victor...

Cross-country teams host home meet

By Eric Mansfield

September 16, 2010

Filed under Cross Country

The Massachusetts cross-country teams will begin their season at home this Saturday against select teams from the Northeast. The Minutemen, a team loaded with seniors and freshmen, will look to accomplish a “variety of goals,...

Minutewomen finish eighth in BC Invitational

By Eric Mansfield

September 13, 2010

Filed under Cross Country

The Massachusetts women’s cross country team took an eighth place finish in the Boston College Invitational this past Saturday. The 10-team meet included some of the top programs from around New England. Boston College,...

Men’s and Women’s cross country head to Boston for BC Invitational

By Ben Lambert

September 8, 2010

Filed under Cross Country

The Massachusetts cross-country team will be back in action this week when it travels to the Boston College Invitational in Chestnut Hill, Mass. There, the team will face off against BC, Rhode Island, Albany, Boston University...

Cross-country teams confident for 2010

By Ben Lambert

August 20, 2010

Filed under Cross Country

After strong showings to cap last season, the Massachusetts cross-country teams have bright prospects for the upcoming season. Both teams boast returning veterans and some bright new talent that should shine this fall. On the...

Johnson shining on the field, in the classroom

By Eric Mansfield

August 20, 2010

Filed under Cross Country

When it comes to receiving athletic and scholastic praise, senior Kevin Johnson of the Massachusetts cross-country team is  no stranger to accepting them. A food science and nutrition major, Kevin currently holds a 4.0 GPA...

Cross Country teams close out 2009 this weekend

By Daniel Herberholz

November 19, 2009

Filed under Cross Country

A week after failing to qualify for the NCAA Tournament, the Massachusetts cross country teams will travel to Bronx, N.Y., to compete in the IC4A Championships. The meet, hosted by the Eastern College Athletic Conference, will...

UMass men and women’s teams place in top 20

By Daniel Herberholz

November 16, 2009

Filed under Cross Country

A rainy day in Boston was not the ideal forecast for a multi-kilometer run. The Massachusetts cross country teams attended the NCAA Regional Qualifier at Franklin Park this past Saturday, with the men placing 11th out of 36...

UM to run in NCAA Regional Qualifier

By Jeffrey Engmann

November 12, 2009

Filed under Cross Country

The Massachusetts cross country teams will head to Boston this weekend to compete in the NCAA Regional Qualifier. Both meets will feature some of the top teams in the northeast region, as each team will attempt to earn one of...